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NJ Transit Offers Extra Service, Savings for Holiday Week

Money-saving Family Super Saver fares in effect continuously from Dec. 20 until Jan. 6

NJ TRANSIT is offering extra service for the upcoming holidays to give customers more travel options, whether going to the mall for last-minute shopping, leaving work early for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, or attending New Year’s Eve festivities.

In addition, NJ TRANSIT is giving customers more than two weeks of continuous savings through a special extension of the Family Super Saver Farewhich allows up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult. 

Usually limited to weekends, the Family Super Saver Fare will be in effect for the entire holiday period, starting at 7 p.m. Friday, December 20 until 6 a.m. Monday, January 6, on all trains, buses and light rail lines. 

NJ TRANSIT customer service representatives and volunteers will be deployed at major facilities throughout the holiday weekend to assist customers with their travels. 

For complete schedule and fare information for Dec. 20 through Jan. 6, customers may visit njtransit.com or call 973-275-5555.

On Friday, December 20, buses will operate early getaway service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal starting around 1 p.m. for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the holiday week.

On Tuesday, December 24, trains will operate on a weekday schedule on all lines with additional “early getaway” service from New York Penn Station, Newark Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal starting at 1 p.m. on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines.  Newark Light Rail, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and River Line will operate on a weekday schedule.  Buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule on most routes, with early getaway service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal starting around 1 p.m. to accommodate the heaviest travel.  Visit njtransit.com for details.   

On Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, trains will operate on a weekend schedule/major holiday schedule on all rail lines.  Newark Light Rail and River Line will operate on a Sunday schedule.  Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend schedule.  Holiday bus schedules vary by route—customers are advised to visit njtransit.com for details. 

For details about service for specific holidays, click here.

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